Super Movie Quiz
Super Movie Quiz

Super Movie Trivia Quizzes

Test your knowledge of Movie Trivia
in a fun and compelling quiz format.

There are hundreds of multiple choice questions (with explanatiory answers) that include interesting film facts, quotes, the Oscars, milestones, and information about actors and directors.

Answers and Explanations At the Bottom of the Page

< ----- Return to Quiz Index

Quiz # 16

1. Who was the only surviving Camp Crystal Lake counselor in the original Friday the 13th (1980)?

  • Alice Hardy
  • Brenda
  • Jack Burrell
  • Marcie Cunningham

2. What was the first feature film that Jennifer Lopez appeared in?

  • My Little Girl
  • My Family
  • Selena
  • U Turn

3. Which film is generally considered the seminal film of the Italian Neo-Realist movement?

  • Rome: Open City
  • The 400 Blows
  • Breathless
  • 8 ½

4. What was the first film to partner credited actor John Wayne with western genre director John Ford?

  • The Big Trail (1930)
  • Fort Apache (1948)
  • The Iron Horse (1924)
  • Stagecoach (1939)

5. What film is generally considered the first feature-length zombie film?

  • I Walked With a Zombie
  • King of the Zombies
  • Revolt of the Zombies
  • White Zombie

6. What was the first film in cinematic history to be entirely financed by advertisement endorsements from its sponsors?

  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • Cast Away (2000)
  • Minority Report (2002)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

7. What was the name of the Wilkes family's Georgia plantation in Gone with the Wind (1939)?

  • Fairhill
  • Hickory
  • Tara
  • Twelve Oaks

8. What was director Martin Scorsese's first Hollywood feature film?

  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Boxcar Bertha
  • Mean Streets
  • Who's That Knocking at My Door

9. In the Woody Guthrie biography Bound for Glory (1976), who starred in the role of the famed American folk singer and composer?

  • David Carradine
  • John Carradine
  • Keith Carradine
  • Robert Carradine

10. In which Woody Allen-directed film did Mira Sorvino win an Oscar as a call-girl and part-time porn star?

  • Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
  • Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  • Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
  • Radio Days (1987)

11. Which film featured the debut appearance of actress Michelle Pfeiffer?

  • Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
  • Grease 2
  • The Hollywood Knights
  • Scarface

12. Which French film featured the famous scene of the slitting of a woman's wide-opened eyeball with a straight-edged razor?

  • L'Age d'Or (1930)
  • Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  • Entr'acte (1924)
  • Viridiana (1961)

13. Which of famed choreographer Busby Berkeley's musical films contained the show-stopping songs 'We're in the Money' and 'Remember My Forgotten Man'?

  • Footlight Parade (1933)
  • 42nd Street (1933)
  • Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  • Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)

14. In the Nightmare on Elm Street films, what town does Freddy Krueger haunt?

  • Haddonfield, Illinois
  • Burkittsville, Maryland
  • Springwood, Ohio
  • Monroeville, Pennsylvania

15. The Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Film Dersu Uzala (1975) was an entry from which country?

  • Soviet Union
  • Japan
  • South Africa
  • Italy

16. In the animated film Wall-E (2008), what discarded object does the title character show to the unimpressed sleek robot Eve?

  • Etch-a-Sketch
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Potato Head
  • Magic 8-Ball

17. Which film was prominently listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for many years as the biggest box-office flop of all time?

  • Heaven's Gate (1980)
  • Inchon (1982)
  • Cutthroat Island (1995)
  • Town & Country (2001)

18. Following their win for All Quiet on the Western Front (1929/30), what was the next Universal Studios film in the US to win the Best Picture Oscar?

  • Great Expectations
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The Sting
  • Hamlet

19. Which film began the unbroken eleven-year run of Best Picture-nominated films for Harvey Weinstein's Miramax?

  • My Left Foot
  • The Crying Game
  • The Piano
  • Pulp Fiction

20. In Buster Keaton's classic silent film The General (1927), what did the film title refer to?

  • The father of Keaton's fiancee
  • A local store
  • A train locomotive
  • A Civil War military leader

21. In director John Huston's classic film noir The Maltese Falcon (1941), who eventually confessed to killing detective Sam Spade's (Humphrey Bogart) partner Miles Archer?

  • Kasper "The Fat Man" Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet)
  • Joel Cairo (Peter Lorre)
  • Wilmer Cook (Elisha Cook, Jr.)
  • Brigid O'Shaughnessy (Mary Astor)

22. In the disaster film The Towering Inferno (1974), in what city was the doomed, burning skyscraper located?

  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • San Francisco

Quiz # 16: Answers

1. Answer: Alice Hardy
Mrs. Voorhees (Betsy Palmer), Jason's crazed mother, killed nine individuals before surviving counselor Alice Hardy (Adrienne King) decapitated her in the film's conclusion.

2. Answer: My Little Girl
Lopez was 17 years old when she appeared in My Little Girl (1986) in the minor role of young Myra in a temporary shelter for disadvantaged homeless teens.

3. Answer: Rome: Open City
Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves (1948) (aka The Bicycle Thief) and Roberto Rossellini's Rome: Open City (1945) were considered the two most notable examples in the post-war period, with a crude documentary-like style and the use of amateur actors.

4. Answer: Stagecoach (1939)
John Wayne's career breakthrough film was in John Ford's Stagecoach (1939), and he would go on to star in many other Ford westerns including The Searchers (1956) and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962).

5. Answer: White Zombie
Director Victor Halperin's horror classic White Zombie (1932) has been the archetype and model for all subsequent zombie films.

6. Answer: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
In the largest product-placement deal of its time, sponsoring companies covered the $110 million in production costs. They included BMW, Ericsson cell phones, Bollinger champagne, Omega watches, and much more. Some joked that the Bond films had now become the "Licence to Sell."

7. Answer: Twelve Oaks
Twelve Oaks was the plantation name of the Wilkes plantation, the home of Scarlett O'Hara's (Vivien Leigh) beau Ashley (Leslie Howard). It was in Clayton County, Georgia - named for the twelve great oak trees that surrounded the family mansion.

8. Answer: Boxcar Bertha
After making a few short films and documentaries, Italian-American director Martin Scorsese's first Hollywood feature film was the low-budget Roger Corman-produced exploitation film Boxcar Bertha (1972).

9. Answer: David Carradine
David Carradine, the eldest son of character actor John Carradine, received a Golden Globe nomination for his depiction of Woody Guthrie in director Hal Ashby's film.

10. Answer: Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Mira Sorvino won the film's sole Oscar - Best Supporting Actress - for her performance as long-legged, uneducated, and vulgar blonde hooker Linda Ash.

11. Answer: The Hollywood Knights
Although Michelle Pfeiffer had a few bit parts in TV films, her feature film debut was as aspiring actress Suzie Q in the American Graffiti knock-off The Hollywood Knights (1980).

12. Answer: Un Chien Andalou (1929)
The shocking and disturbing sequence of the slicing of a female's eyeball in this late 1920s avante-garde film was actually a dead cow's eye that was being cut.

13. Answer: Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) was the biggest and most dazzling of the "Gold Digger" films and featured these two extravagant Busby Berkeley numbers.

14. Answer: Springwood, Ohio
Springwood, Ohio was the location of Elm Street's fire-charred child molester Freddy Krueger who appeared in people's nightmares.

15. Answer: Soviet Union
Dersu Uzala by legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa was the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner for the Soviet Union.

16. Answer: Rubik's Cube
To impress the advanced probe robot Eve, the love-smitten Wall-E robot showed off some of his collected trash treasures, including a Rubik's Cube.

17. Answer: Cutthroat Island (1995)
Although quite a few films have at one time claimed the honor of biggest box-office disaster, the pirate-themed Cutthroat Island (1995) was prominently cited by Guinness as having the largest box-office loss of all time.

18. Answer: The Sting (1973)
The second Universal Studios film in the US to win the Best Picture Oscar was director George Roy Hill's The Sting (1973). The Best Picture winner Hamlet (1948, UK) was only distributed in the US by Universal. It was produced by the British Film Production company Two Cities.

19. Answer: The Crying Game
The Crying Game (1992) was the film that began Miramax's 11 year streak, lasting from 1992 until 2002. It was the longest streak for any company since the Academy limited the Best Picture nominees to five films in 1944.

20. Answer: A locomotive
The General (1927) told of a Southern confederate train engineer Johnnie Gray (Buster Keaton) and his passionate relationship with his own locomotive, named The General.

21. Answer: Brigid O'Shaughnessy (Mary Astor)
By film's end, femme fatale Brigid O'Shaughnessy (Mary Astor) breathlessly confessed to Spade that she had killed Miles Archer at point-blank range.

22. Answer: San Francisco
The 138-story Glass Tower, the world's tallest skyscraper in The Towering Inferno (1974), was located in the city of San Francisco.